Klaxons win Best New International Band at NME Awards USA

Band rewarded in Los Angeles

Klaxons have been named won Best New International Indie/Alternative Band at the NME Awards USA in Los Angeles tonight (April 23).

Jamie Reynolds celebrated the award, voted by NME.COM’s US users, on behalf of his bandmates at the El Rey Theatre.

The other nominees were:

The Enemy

Foals

The Last Shadow Puppets

The Wombats

With the British NME Awards already a key event on the global music scene, this year marks the launch of the NME Awards in north America.

For more on the NME Awards USA, including the 2008 winners list, go to NME.COM/awardsusa.

Meanwhile, to watch a live stream from the ceremony head to NME’s Myspace page at Myspace.com/nmemagazine.